Icona Pop Had The Whole Of LA! Pride Shouting “I Love It” Review + Photos: Icona Pop @ LA! Pride 6/9/18
LOS ANGELES, CA-
“… While I was waiting for Icona Pop to take the stage, I started up a conversation with some of the festival patron lined up against the railing. They were young kids, most likely in their early 20s, and when I asked them if they were excited about Icona Pop, they shrugged their shoulders and suggested that they didn’t know who Icona Pop was.
“No,” I thought to myself, “Everybody knows who Icona Pop is.”
In order to prove my point, I decided to embarrass myself and started to sing the hook of Icona Pop’s “I Love It” to them.
Lo and behold, every one of the kids up front let out a collective, “Ooooh, yeah!”.
See, everybody knows who Icona Pop is.
This would be the third time I’ve seen Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo perform live, and for the third time, I enjoyed myself tremendously. It’s difficult NOT to have a good time when the pair sings their infectious pop melodies, and especially easy when the two looked to be having so much fun on stage.
From intertwining their arms in order to share beers with one another, to dancing together onstage while embracing the other with arms around each other’s waist, it was clearly evident that these two are more than just friends. They are sisters in song.
When they performed their smash hit “I Love It”, and had the entire festival grounds singing the hook, “I don’t care, I love it, I don’t care,” I looked over to the group I was chatting up just moments earlier only to see them ALL singing along. Yeah, I had a feeling that would happen.
I made eye contact with one of the young girls, and she pointed to me and smiled as she shouted the hook, “I don’t care, I love it”. Yeah, me too …”